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of the uc board of regents against proposed fees. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec at ucsf. all this and they don't have a fee hike on the table today. >> reporter: that's right. students say they are trying to be pro-active before the regents can start considering their next fee or tuition hike. all is calm here now at ucsf. an unlawful assembly was declared an hour and a half ago and protestors moved on peacefully saying they are headed to other universities next. dozens of uc students and employees came to protest outside the meeting at ucsf f this morning blocking streets but the regents weren't discussing a tuition hike. >> the good thing in my view about prop 30 is it allows us in the student and worker movement to now go on the offensive. we are not just protesting against new cuts. we are demanding rollbacks of tuition. >> reporter: prop 30 promises to funnel money into the uc system but how much is still a question. >> even though we're very pleased with the passage of prop 30 we're also reeling from nearly $1 billion in cuts from the state and we raised tuition. that o
of the voter-approved change in the state's "three strikes" law. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez asked, who gets out and who decides? len. >> reporter: that's right. some of the first people convicted under the "three strikes" law have been serving in prison since the mid 1990s. now some of those nonviolent offenders are going to be asking the counties they came from to get out of prison early and some of those from santa clara county might be the first out the door. >> these are all the three strikes cases where the defendants are eligible for resentencing from santa clara county. >> reporter: the names and cases contained in these red books could be among the first three strikers in california to be released under the newly passed proposition 36. >> this county was pro active because as the district attorney, i supported proposition 36. >> reporter: district attorney jeff rosen got ahead of the curve and began compiling the list even before the votes were cast. >> i thought that reforming the "three strikes" law in this way would make the punishment fit the crime. >> reporter: santa clara county h
. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november 8, 2012. >>> good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning a lot of folks in the northeast are asking how much more can we take? barely more than a week after superstorm sandy an unusually early winter storm is hitting the region with a nasty mix of rain, snow and gusty winds. the storm moved up the coast overnight icing roads and disrupting air travel and causing more trouble for an already fragile system. from 60,000 customers who just had their power restored lost it again. teresa garcia is in rockaway beach, new york. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. like it or not, ready or not, people in this tri-state region are pretty storm weary but they had to power through a nor'easter that brought a lot of snow, windy conditions, slushy and miserable out there. this is actually a snowstorm that's proving to be on track to break records for snowfall in november. for example, in central park about four inches fell. here at rockaway beach on the boardwalk, definitely more than three. and all this snow is ba
sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." good evening, everyone, i'm jeff glor, two days after the abrupt resignation of cia director david petraeus more details are emerging about the chain of events that lead to his departure. we begin tonight with bob orr in washington. >> good luck, sir. >> reporter: sources say the down fall of c.i.a. director david petraeus was rooted in jealousy. the f.b.i., uncovered evidence of an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell after she sent harassing messages to another woman who broadwell thought was too close to petraeus. source have identified the second woman as 37-year-old jill kelley of the tampa area. cbs news has been told kelley is a civilian who does work for the u.s. central command. petraeus headed the central command from late 2008 to mid 2010. and during that time presented kelley and her husband an award for raising money to pay for junior enlisted men and women to attend military balls. petraeus has told friends that he had no romantic involvement with kelley. and only saw her when she was with her husband.
! [ high operatic voice ] ♪ let me go ♪ [ rock ] . >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> a monoyu mental cleanup after a man-made flash flood leaves a bay area neighborhood buried in mud. >> it really sounded like a rushing river. >> good evening. >> well, it took all day, but the daly city neighborhood near hillside park has finally dug itself out of that mess after a water main burst and buried it in mud. cbs 5 reporter linda shows us there are still some concerns hanging over homeowner's heads. literally, linda. >> yes, there are, ken. the river of mud just swept down this hillside narrowly missing a couple of homes, but it did take out this car, one of a dozen parked out here on the street. >> work crews got the streets cleared by night fall. a wall of mud buried these streets. people were startled awake just before 4:30 when police ordered them out of their homes. >> basically we saw just three feet high mud blocking the whole street. >> an 8-inch pipe connected to a water tank in the hills above them ruptured. 45,000 gallons of water cascaded downhil
recovery efforts on hold. right now cbs 5 is manning with the red cross to partnering with other groups to help out. roberta gonzales is in our help center. >> reporter: i'm proud to be part of cbs 5's hurricane relief fund telethon. i'm going to be here from now until 7 p.m. each and every minute trying to raise a dollar from each and every one of you out there. so we're not leaving here until we have your support to help our friends across the country. in fact, we would like to give you a recap on what's happened over the past 7 days. it's been the american red cross, they have been there for the entire country in this will the battle for hurricane sandy. the red cross has served more than a million meals and snacks providing more than 17,000 health services and the emotional support contacts for people affected by sandy. now, get this stat. shelters have provided nearly 90,000 overnight stays and still today, this morning, 53,000 people are waking up in red cross shelters across the east coast. the red cross has also deployed more than 5300 disaster worker, 60 trailers of relief supp
. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life. >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> a hiker plunges to his death on the cal campus. the nightly ritual that took a tragic turn. good evening. i'm ken bastida. >> i'm dana king. the man's body was found on the hillside of the edge of campus. cbs 5 reporter christin ayers on grizzly peak boulevard right now. >> reporter: and firefighters just left here a short time ago after coming to this scene to recover the body of the 20-year- old man who had been hiking with his friends in this area this evening. they make this hike every night. but tonight, those friends called police when the man disappeared. police searched the area and found his body some 200 feet down a rocky ravine. authorities are trying to figure out if he lost his footing and fell. he was pronounced dead at the scene. firefighters had to come out and search this area and then finally remove the body from the area and hand it over to the coroner's office, all of this happening on uc berkeley property. but authorities ar
of social services which says it's looking into the matter. don knapp, cbs 5. a southwest flight from oakland took a frightening detour in denver tonight when it slid off a portion of the tarmac. denver international officials say just after 5:00, flight 1905 skidded off the taxiway in snowy conditions and freezing temperatures. they emphasized the incident didn't appear on the runway and there are no reports of any injuries. passengers were later bused from the plane to the airport concourse. airport operations were not affected. >>> well, no here but get out the electric blanket and flannel shoots. here's robert -- sheets. here's roberta gonzales. >> good evening een. in fact, today -- everybody 679 in fact today we were averaging temperatures up to ten degrees below normal and many of the neighborhoods only topping off in the mid 50s and tonight once the sun officially set the temperatures went downward very quickly. in fact the national weather service has now issued a frost advisory in effect for the blue highlighted areas there. that's the north bay valleys where temperatures wi
and buried it in mud. cbs 5 reporter linda shows us there are still some concerns hanging over homeowner's heads. literally, linda. >> yes, there are, ken. the river of mud just swept down this hillside narrowly missing a couple of homes, but it did take out this car, one of a dozen parked out here on the street. >> work crews got the streets cleared by night fall. a wall of mud buried these streets. people were startled awake just before 4:30 when police ordered them out of their homes. >> basically we saw just three feet high mud blocking the whole street. >> an 8-inch pipe connected to a water tank in the hills above them ruptured. 45,000 gallons of water cascaded downhill, carving a giant trench, sending a river of mud to the streets, just missing atruro romero's home. >> the mud went the other way, my house and this house going to fall down. >> no homes were damaged but people were helpless as they saw their cars swallowed up. >> like, oh my gosh, god please help us. >> city officials blame a cast-iron pipe that was made in the 1930s. a portion of it can be seen in this picture from
>>> you're watching cbs5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> i've got the pen, way to sign the bill right away. >>> nerves are rattled as americans keep a close eye on wall street and washington but president obama says we could avoid the fiscal cliff. i'm michelle griego. >> and the president addressed the nation, and quick action to keep all american taxes from going up on new year's day. >> cbs5 reporter cate cauguiran watched the address and is breaks it down. >> what does it really mean for everyone in california. >> reporter: there is a new report that shows the bay area's job market could grow faster than the state of california and the nation over the next two years, but our economic growth could go downhill with this looming fiscal cliff. >> right now, if congress fails to come to an agreement on an overall deficit reduction package by the end of the year, everybody's taxes will automatically go up on january 1 january 1st. everybody's. >> reporter: just hours ago the president warned lawmakers the deadline is approaching. economists say the fiscal cliff could thro
hillside of the edge of campus. cbs 5 reporter christin ayers on grizzly peak boulevard right now. >> reporter: and firefighters just left here a short time ago after coming to this scene to recover the body of the 20-year- old man who had been hiking with his friends in this area this evening. they make this hike every night. but tonight, those friends called police when the man disappeared. police searched the area and found his body some 200 feet down a rocky ravine. authorities are trying to figure out if he lost his footing and fell. he was pronounced dead at the scene. firefighters had to come out and search this area and then finally remove the body from the area and hand it over to the coroner's office, all of this happening on uc berkeley property. but authorities are telling us this evening, although they are not giving me the identity of this man who this happened to, they are saying he was not affiliated with the university and at this time they're saying it does not appear this incident was foul play, although they are still investigating. christin ayers, cbs 5. >>>
future pushing for prop 30 but has been scrambling this week trying to avoid voter backlash. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on how he has gone all out to prevent ill-timed tuition hikes. >> reporter: the governor was front and center in the days leading up to the election. he had his hand out saying we need billions of dollars for schools and for our universities saying we need that or else. so with voters consenting to increased taxes just last week those tuition hikes could really have been a political embarrassment for the governor. >> we have some breathing room. proposition 30 gives significant revenue over 7 years. >> reporter: and that means no tuition increases for uc students at least for now. it's a small victory for the governor after the csu board made a similar move just yesterday to avoid fee increases that were on the agenda. as the lieutenant governor pointed out it seems some political posturing is going on. >> yet we again dealing with the political realities of not wanting to appear to increase tuition or fees just shortly after the election have punted a lit
of c.i.a. chief david patraeus because of an extra marital affair is not the end of the story. cbs news has learned the other woman is paula broadwell, she wrote a biography of patraeus. cbs 5 reporter linda yi on what patraeus faces next. >> reporter: it was just over a year ago, his wife by his side, that one of america's most decorated four star generals took the oath of office at c.i.a. director. today, he resigned in disgrace. in a statement to c.i.a. employees, patraeus said, after being married for over 37 years, i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. the affair came to light during an f.b.i. investigation that started months ago. officials became concerned about what cbs news has learned were cryptic e-mails patraeus exchanged with his by graver paula broadwell. >> it's sad. >> cbs 5 military analyst retired colonel brendan kearney med broadwell earlier this year during her book tour. he said she was bright and articulate. >> she acknowledged she had been given unfettered access to him. >> does that seem suspicious to you, when you now think back
dozens in the dark. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is with the crews that are busy now trying to get those lights back on. >> reporter: good morning. they have been working nonstop. pg&e says there is still no estimated time of when the power will be restored. but you can look right now. they are in one of the cherry pickers trying to bring power back to the area. one crew member told me they are hoping to get the lights back on by 8 or 9:00 this morning. about 100 customers had their lights out because of the hoffman, fountain street and grandview avenue outages. that caused transformers to be shut down. the challenge is because so many transformers were affected. pg&e had to count just how many customers were tied to each transformer. for customers the challenge will be getting that power on in time for the workday. how will this affect your workday? >> it's bad. my husband works out of our home. so this is going to affect him most of all. >> reporter: now, last we heard, pg&e was able to replace one transformer in the area but they are working on getting those four or five more to inst
mergener cbs 5. >> mitt romney and his wife left their boston hotel this morning. their future is uncertain. romney spent the past six years running for president. what's next? the initial plan is to spend time with family. but his wife recently said he will not run again for president. there is april general consensus the 65-year-old politician was unlikely -- there is a general consensus the 65-year-old politic was unlikely to disappear from the public altogether. >>> voters endorsed proposition 30, governor brown's plan to hike sales and income taxes to raise $6 billion to balance the state budget. so what comes next? cbs 5 political insider phil matier spoke with the governor today. phil. >> reporter: that's right. this is a first step, but we didn't go off the cliff but it's still a rocky road here in sacramento and for california. >>> we're not going to see the $5.5 billion of cutbacks to k- 12. >>> reporter: educators however say there's still more to be done. >> it wasn't about piling a bunch of new money on schools saying we are going to make new investments. it was about stopping
be more aging pipes similar to the one that burst yesterday. live in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big question now, who is going to pay for all the clean- up? car owners whose auto insurance policies do include a comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. but you should make the claim immediately. drivers who don't have the comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within the next six months. forms are available at city hall. >>> an attic fire in the east bay forced a family out of their home. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. crews took 20 minutes to knock the fire down. they spent hours dealing with the flare-ups. that's due to complications from a new roof on the home. the residents inside smelled smoke before the alarms went off. >>> san francisco city hall will be open for business today. this is a live look at city hall. it's running on a generator right now. pg&e crews are working to get powerfully restored there. >>> and last night an electrical problem in the basement set off the smoke a
been named motor trend car of the year and that winner is a bay area product. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez at a tesla dealer in san jose where they are celebrating the model s' honor tonight. >> reporter: exactly right. you have to give the folks at tesla in palo alta and the people who build the cars in fremont a lot of credit. they have produced a world class vehicle that runs on batteries and is electrifying the automotive industry. the 17-inch touchscreen display to the disis a peering door handles, there was buzz about the tesla model s. but when motor trend named it car of the year, it was more. >> it is the equivalent of the academy awards. >> he has reason to be proud. designed in palo alto and built if fremont, the tesla model s is a silicon valley original that was supposed to shatter the idea of of cars being small and funny looking and it has. >> we wanted to build a car, an its own merit, a good car. so great utility, fun to drive, high performance and model s in all of those things in addition to being -- in addition to being electric. >> reporter: craig keith is a re
the top. captioning sponsored by cbs >> this is the cbs evening news with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this is a spend one-hour edition. >> pelley: good evening. this is a special one-hour edition. $6 billion was spent on political campaigns and when they were over nothing much changed. republicans will still control the house, democrats the senate, and barack obama will still be president. this was the scene tonight as the president and the first family returned from chicago aboard air force one. they landed at joint base andrews right outside washington, d.c we will have a look at what you can expect from washington many the future, but first the latest returns. we still can't project a winner the presidential contest in florida, but even without florida mr. obama has 303 electoral votes-- well over the 270 needed for victory. mitt romney ended up with 206. this is the popular vote total. they're still counting, but the president is ahead by nearly three million votes. in his victory celebration last night, the president said "the best is yet to come." he's been calling cong
serving congressman from california. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo on how the up start pulled off the upset. ann. >> reporter: eric swalwell had an opportunity to unseat this long term incumbent when california changed its primary process and after knocking on 100,000 doors his campaign is claiming victory. it's a symbolic cleaning of the house, cleaning up after election night and starting fresh after a 40-year congressional reign by pete stark. >> there was a real craving for change and a craving for responsiveness for someone though would show up, be accessible, listen and have an open mind. >> reporter: but change isn't coming by way of party because eric swalwell is also a democrat. >> this is a performance change. >> reporter: the 80-year-old stark is an outspoken little balance. the liberal. stark's campaign portrayed him as a rookie. >> we embrace that. i'm a huge oakland as fan and they are pitching fast this year. it got them to the play-offs, it was all rookies so we embrace the rookie and was nicknamed the rook by our supporters and i think a rookie is just what congre
. >> the nor'easter canceled hundreds of flight, including 31 to and from sfo. >>> cbs 5 is partnering with the red cross to help the victims of hurricane sandy. you can donate tomorrow by calling 1-888-5-helps-u. our special hot line will run from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow. >>> his final race is over. president obama today thanked cd ing back to work. >> there's no shortage of work to be done. approaching the fiscal cliff with a stalemate on capitol hill, cbs 5 reporter looks ahead to the second term. >> reporter: the president and his family arrived back in washington. the white house is their official home for four more years. >> i've never been more hopeful about our future. >> reporter: the president won't have a lot of time to savor his victory. the most pressuring issue on the plate is the fiscal cliff, the mix of huge cuts and automatic tax increases and it's set to go in to effect in about 7 weeks. >> you voted for action, not politics as usual. >> reporter: economists have warned the fiscal cliff can plunge the country in to another recession. today the president has been cal
hotel with no vacancy is now completely empty because of a hazmat situation. >> cbs 5's anne makovec joins us from burlingame where hundreds of guest, i would imagine, anne, they are just waiting to go back to sleep. >> reporter: they were woken up in the middle of the night by an alarm, a lot of them have spent hours in their cars here in the parking lot. i'm at the embassy suites in burlingame on anza boulevard. you can see emergency personnel still here on scene. now, this hotel has been cleared. but they are starting the process of getting people back into their rooms. they are prioritizing people with early-morning flights. the hotel is right by the airport. so several people are trying get out of town. here's how it started according to some of the officials on scene. there was an alarm at 12:30 this morning saying that there was going to be a -- there was a carbon monoxide issue. [ loud background noise ] >> reporter: so officials came in and they were able to evacuate the hotel. they sounded an alarm. they then got on the bull horn and told everybody to evacuate and it turns
that happens, picketers will stay out here and the stores will remain open. elissa harrington cbs 5. >>> new this morning, two young men are lucky to have escaped a trash with minor injuries. around midnight, their dodge durango crashed and fell 25 feet on the westbound lanes of interstate 80. it landed upside down partially collapsing the partial side and the 20-year-old driver and his passenger were very lucky and able to get out on their own. >>> now a look at the new span that's about to become self- supporting. good morning kate. >> good morning frank, now, with this milestone movement, the bay bridge is on track and basically construction workers can breathe a sigh of relief that they can move onto the next few steps. take a look at the animation here, the process of shifting the ban of the bridge took about three months and 45,000- tons of steel and concrete. it was a labor process and they suspected through the deck to lift the 2000-foot the roadway just a few feet and locked it all into place. that process is called load transfer. it's going to transform this bridge into a self-anch
a transformer causing a power outage and now dozens of customers are left in the dark. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has more from san francisco with an update on the work crews are doing. how's it going? >> reporter: they are working hard. i spoke with a crew member a few moments ago who said four or five transformers are affected. i want to show you right now, there's a lot of work going on in the noe valley neighborhood to try to turn that power back on. right now 100 customers are affected. pg&e says lightning didn't directly hit the transformers here but it hit near hoffman avenue. now customers on fountain street, grandview avenue are also affected. for or five transformers were hit or were actually shut down and that's what caused the outage. now, if you look at some video, you can see that crews are busy working. the challenge involved multiple transformers so pg&e had to count how many customers were connected to each transformer. back out live again, you see lots of crews working here that pg&e crew member told me they are trying to get more crews to get out here to restore power
that was not the case this morning on cbs 5. but with the super majority in sacramento democrats can soon pass bills and a mend the constitution without a single -- a mend the constitution without a single republican vote. >> behave addition and subtrabgsz subtraction. there are difresidence -- differences between the democrats. >> you have to be clevor and cold blooded. >> reporter: willie brown has advice. find your own miniy majority. >> don't stay within the party. look for those five republicans who are mistreated by their leadership when they were in charge and they can now obviously gain favors. >> reporter: the chairman of the state republican party says leaders will be spectators over the next two years. >> there will be more job night, the economy down in two years, people will want answers. republicans not only need to have the answers but they have to spend the time in the districts, today. >> as for the governor his own party now has the ability to override his vetoes and the ability to raise taxes on their own. >> the only way to raise a tax is to ask the people. >> reporter: they
% of those are out on the street. cbs 5 reporter kid doe says there is a silver lining. >> reporter: he caught a burglar red-handed in his bedroom. >> surprising. you don't expect somebody in your home that doesn't belong there. >> reporter: he used to be the neighborhood watch vice president and says there have been about 10 break-ins in the past six months. >> we're a very large city with a very small force. when things go wrong, we need officers there to support us and be the law. >> reporter: san jose police have written a special memo to the city. >> the numbers are not good. and they are not going to be good for some time. >> reporter: they went from a high of 1 four 20 officers to 194 today -- 1,094 today. minus detective, the port staff, and administration, you're left with just 583 officers for patrol. >> there is no wiggle room. any time you move personnel out of here, you're robbing peter to pay paul. >> reporter: council member pete constant who chairs a safety committee says the reports should help save police jobs. >> i would be shocked if there's layoffs in the next round
this year, outside groups spent more than a billion dollars. cbs reporter michelle miller with more on who is behind these so-called superpacs. >> my job is to make sure i represent your best interest. >> reporter: he won his election this week as a freshman congressman from michigan. >> i'm never, ever going to raise taxes unless there is a war. >> reporter: this former school teacher might have not gotten this far without a superpac, which spent $800,000 to help him win his republican primary. >> god bless them, because it was wonderful. >> reporter: the backing came from john ramsey, a 22-year-old college senior from texas who inherited millions from his grandfather and launched the political action committee. >> we did this to get in the business of freeing america from your phonies and cronies that currently dominate the political establish mefnlt. >> reporter: ramsey is a libertarian who believes in lower taxes, less government spending, and more civil liberties. when ron paul dropped out of the presidential race, ramsey looked for new outlet for his political energy. >> well, superp
>> you're watching cbs five eyewitness news this morning. >> two people die after eating soup at a northern california facility for the elderly. the deadly ingredient that sent for others to the hospital. >> show us the money. one big campaign theme for candidates all across the nation. next, who is behind these record-setting donations. >> and honoring the space here on this veterans holiday weekend. neil armstrong's connection to a military icon in the east bay. it's 8:30 sunday, november 11. thanks for joining us. >> a lot of news to cover. super majority in sacramento. what does it mean for the republican party? we are sitting down with chairman of the republican party to talk about the future. >> yet, when it comes to california and the rest of the nation. we've got a lot coming up. also, our conversation with senator mark leno about the brand-new power. >> and we sit down with leader willie brown and say, okay, future of nancy pelosi. she did reclaim the house. is she staying on in washington customer. >> a lot coming up, but the weather forecast is cold. even colder tha
in san francisco. cbs 5 reporter kate coggeren gives us a first look at the rental units. >> this downtown building will soon be home to 75 disabled veterans. >> it is a safe place to be. even if they are in a shelter or in emergency housing or something, they are very vulnerable to predators, they are vulnerable to -- you name it. >> reporter: sorts to plow shares is the organization that spearheaded the project. the group partnered with federal and state agencies and the city of san francisco to gather the $30 million to renovate this building into veteran's commons. >> we've been at this since 1974. and it's very gratifying to have these resources come to bear. >> reporter: the units are equipped with a kitchen and bathroom, all ada approved. it will be a one stop shock for veterans, when they have access to health care and classes like cooking and yoga. it is a refuge they could not find in the city. >> i am excited. i didn't expect it to look as nice as it does. and living in san francisco, just a permanent place to live is a important thing. and once you have that,
in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> so who is going to pay that cleaning bill? car owners whose auto insurance policies include comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. they should file a claim immediately. but drivers who don't have comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within six months. forms are available at city hall. >>> the red cross is trying to find shelter for an el sobrante family after fire damaged their home. the attic fire sent one firefighter to the hospital with minor injuries. residents inside smelled smoke before the alarm went off. the fire caused at least $80,000 in damage. >>> right now pg&e crews are working to fully restore power at san francisco's city hall. last night a small fire in the electrical room in the basement triggered the smoke alarms and formed the evacuation of the about. the fire department tells us there's just minor damage to the electrical room and they aren't sure how it started. city hall should be open for business as usual today. >>> sierra lamar's accused killer faces new
of hazardous materials inside. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec has the latest on the source of the problem. >> reporter: good morning. they have isolated it to a boiler here at the embassy suites. this is right by sfo. and you can see right now they are trying to deal with the situation after evacuating hundreds of people from this huge hotel. hundreds right in the middle of the night. they are trying to get people back into their rooms because they have ventilated the hotel. the problem appears to be over. but this all started about 12:30 this morning. firefighters were called here. they determined there was a high level of carbon monoxide. and that's when they started the evacuations. a hazmat team came in. the health department. that is when they isolated it to a malfunctioning boiler. they shut that boiler down and again started the ventilation process of this very large building. and now that they are trying to get everybody back in they are trying to first get people with flights to catch, obviously a huge inconvenience to be kicked out of your room in the middle of the night. so the
up. >>> a wild chase ends with injuries and an arrest. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco where the chp caught up with a suspected drunk driver. cate. >> reporter: michelle, yes, this is where it all ended. chp wasn't able to confirm all the details. but again what we can show you is that this chase ended in such a big mess. the traffic lights are out here at the intersection of 71th street and south van ness. a cyclist and multiple cars were involved but again, chp would not confirm that information. but what we do know is that officers tried to stop a driver in the mission district right around 2:00 this morning. the driver tried to flee from officers and then they say some sort of collision happened and that's when the officers arrested the driver and found out that that driver was under the influence of alcohol. now, back out live, we see that city workers are again trying to do a lot of clean-up this morning here and try to restore those traffic lights in the area. a lot of debris and mess left behind and we saw one vehicle also in this area that has a dent
. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in vallejo now with the investigation this morning. anne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it is just beginning here at the village bar. this is on tuolumne street in vallejo. you can see inside of the bar not a whole lot of damage to the building. several items are singed. there is some water damage. this is where the investigation is focused this morning. this was though the second fire within about a six-hour period overnight within two blocks. i want to show you some pictures of this fire. a little earlier this broke out at 2:45 at the village bar. and police have called this fire suspicious. they don't know the cause yet. well, two blocks away, there was a house fire at 8:00 last night. that was on alabama street. now, no one was home at the time. so nobody was injured. and firefighters were able to get that out once neighbors alerted them to that fire. but that fire is also suspicious. firefighters don't know the cause of either of these fires. but again, investigations are under way right now at both of those scenes. live in vallejo, anne
: he's still hoping for power. theresa garcia, cbs news, rockaway beach, new york. >> you can join us tomorrow starting at 6 a.m. for a telethon to raise money for the american red cross for hurricane sandy relief. we have more details on cbs.com. >>> you became the first man to win consecutive elections with 50% of the vote. now the hard part begins. as we hear, there is a particular word buzzing around washington tonight. cooperation. >> hi, guys. >> reporter: president obama and the first family returned to the white house wednesday evening. in his words, more determined about the work that lies ahead. the president laid out part of the second term agenda in his victory speech tuesday night. >> reducing our deficit, reforming our tax code, fixing our immigration system, freeing ourselves from foreign oil. more work to do. >> reporter: he embraced staffers in chicago. he acknowledged he has to bring the country together after a costly and bruising campaign. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. >> reporter: and the g.o.p. listened, too. house speaker john boe
on cbs5. i'm not sure too many people would be looking at the head dress. >> you said it not me. >>> get skinny by drinking pepsi, the beverage maker has launched a fat blocking soda. it goes on sale in japan tomorrow. it contains dextrin a which is a fiber that's supposed to reduce fat levels. this is pepsi's first health food, the company is no stranger to introducing interesting flavors like salty water melon and strawberry and milk. >>> play of the day, this morning we're going to go to pittsburgh, last night's monday night game, we have the steelers and the chiefs and ben rothless roth -- is going to pass to wallace and reels it in and they beat kansas city and lost their quarterback to the so it's going to hurt pittsburgh. >> 6:25. the call of duty, a contingent, why a video game is causing people to call in people today. >> you have to be a gamer frank. >>> and expanding investigation another top american general is caught up in the david petreaus probe. >> and several homes evacuated after what appears to be a water main break floods a daly city neighborhood. we'll show you live
democrats now have a super majority in the state legislature. cbs 5 reports on how that has some worried. >> there is a buzz right now that not unlike 6th graders home alone on a friday night we are going to raise every tax and burn down the house. >> reporter: the state senator was saying that is not the case. but democrats can pass bills and a mend the constitution without a single republican vote. >> now we have addition and subtraction on the table and less dysfunction. >> it is tough to maintain it when there are differences between the democrats some, from the central valley and some from the coast. >> you have to really be clevor and fairly gold blooded. >> reporter: former house speaker, williey brown has advice. find your own minimajorrity. >> dope stay within the party -- majority. don't stay within the public. go find the five republicans that were mistreated when they were in charge and now they can gain favor. the chairman says conserve conservative leaders will be spectators. >> people will want answers. they have to have the answers but spend the time in the districts to
. ,,,,,,,,,,,, getting a parking ticket cae exasperating -- and expensi. cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts on why it mighte worth your time to fight it. ts) parking.. >>> cbs 5 consumer watch reporter why it might be worth your time to fight it. >> parking. everyone is afraid of red zones. >> reporter: it could be a real pain, heck he wrote a book about it. >> i am noticing lately. you have to be afraid of the meter person not knowing the rules and giving you a ticket. >> reporter: if you get a ticket you don't deserve instead of blaming the officer you may want to blame the confusing sign. >> can i park here or not? >> nope. >> another sign up there. you have to be careful about every sign. >> reporter: this man got a tick net san francisco in a spot he thought would be legal. >> i got a ticket here. >> he saw the lines painted on the street. it is is what he did not see. >> hooked all over to see -- looked all over to see i don't know how i missed the sign. >> it is behind trees. >> i am waiting for had them to come back and say you are wrop. >> reporter: odds are that is what will happen f
. we're live in san francisco, cate cauguiran cbs 5. >> if they got it at midnight, they have three hours to go. >> it's 5:11 right now, facing the fiscal cliff, a major push by the president today to avoid another recession. >>> and a shocking argument over politics, how it led to a woman running down her husband. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, . >>> we are following a water main break in day -- daley city. it's at this intersection, east market street and lausanne avenue. there is a school at that area at that intersection and we are sending a news crew. we'll bring live pictures from the scene shortly. in the meantime, a live look at our traffic center through antioch, westbound highway 4 at somersville, hearing about a crash. one lane is blocked and you can see slowing on our sensor. it's westbound and eastbound impacted so once you get past that antioch stretch, then things look better all the way out toward concord. back outside, a live look at one of the time saver traffic. this is, nimitz, these are heading northbound up toward high street and if you're heading further south toward mi
for when the power will be restored in this neighborhood. live in noe valley, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> the weather has just turned wintry. it is cold out there. we're expecting showers today around the bay area. there could be some snow on some of the higher peaks here, as well. there's definitely snow up in the sierra. we can tell you that. highway 89 at squaw valley snow up there. they could get nearly a foot of snow by the time the storm moves out. the snow level down to about 5,000 feet. better chain up. >>> and the falling snow caught drivers off guard despite the fact that they knew it was coming. many travelers heading up interstate 80 and down think they beat the storm but it hit earlier than expected. tow truck driver mick hodges said the snow came so suddenly, so fast, caltrans didn't have time to set up chain controls in truckee. >> they let a bunch of cars through without chains and then it started snowing real heavy so there's all these cars on the highway with no chains on and they were crashing. >> a break in the storm left roads slick and wet. still, chain controls
they weren't turning up evidence of a crime or security breach. but richard meyers told -- told cbs this morning, notifying superiors is common. >> we file investigations in the military where the allegations were not proven yet but the chain of command was made aware that somebody was being looked at for whatever. >> reporter: before the scandal, petraeus was scheduled to testify this week on capitol hill about the deadly attack on the u.s. console at in benghazi, libya. acting director mike morrell will testify instead. some lawmakers say they still need to hear from petraeus. >> from my point of view it is essential that he give testimony before the congress so we can figure out benghazi. >> reporter: the fbi uncovered his extramarital affair with paula broadwell after a second woman, jill kelly, reported receiving anonymous threatening e-mails. kelly and her husband knew petraeus and his wife socially. there is no evidence of involvement between kelly and petraeus. in washington, randall pinkston, cbs 5. >>> his name is synonymous with anti-virus software. and now john mcafee's
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officials or any person in a place of power. thank you. host: and want to point out this story from cbs news. -- i want to point out this story from cbs news. "jesse jackson jr. has not yet pleaded guilty to the legend misuse of campaign funds, but cbs chicago reports that the congressman's lawyer and criminal defense attorney is negotiating with several governments a plea deal that will likely be reached by the end of the year. now i want to go to cathy, from st. petersburg, florida, on the subject of the resignation of general petraeus. cathy is on the democratic line this morning. caller: i cannot believe his react -- cannot believe this reaction. he is not just a regular soldier having a fling, he is the head of the cia. this woman, broadwell, ok, she is a harvard graduate, west point graduate. he was very impressed with her, sleeping with her, god knows what he told her. she sent his e-mail, his click to another woman. ok, she has the judgment and is repulse of now. does this not make you wonder, what the heck? host: what do you think this does to the generals legacy after his work in a
. >> there are no abominable snowman. there are no sasquatches. there are no big feet. >> it's sunday morning on cbs, and here again is charles osgood. >> osgood: whether they knew it or not, the producers of the 1987 film "harry and the hendersons" were dabbling in crypto-zoology, a word that doesn't come up in conversation all that often sort of like the legendary creatures that crypt crypto-zoologists spend their lifetime tracking down. serena altschul has their story. >> reporter: in jefferson texas recently, a group of like-minded or should we say like-obsessed people... >> you claim this creature was clawing at his car. >> reporter: ... gathered to swap stories of strange sightings, mysterious animals, and elusive creatures lurking in the deep woods. you saw a big, furry creature. >> it was huge. the baby of boggy creek. reporter: there's a name for it. no, a scientific name. crypto zoology. loren coleman explains. >> crypto means hidden. zoa means animal. ology means the study off. the study of hidden or unknown animals. >> reporter: which sounds very academic until you realize that those hidden animal
for security before, during, why he wouldn't acknowledge it's a terror attack after, why cbs steve croft held the tape that proved that what he said was a lie. why did our government give guns to gangster, drug deecialtion criminals? we have yet to get an answer to that. >> i am all for getting answers and getting to the bottom of it and digging into it. let me just give you an example. people close to romney, a couple of weeks ago, just showed up at my house and said they had somebody in a very sensitive position in the u.s. government who was willing to meet with me, give me information about benghazi. appointments were broken, the guy didn't show up. he finally showed up -- and they didn't have anything where he had any firsthand knowledge. he said you ought to talk to this person and that person and so forth-- >>> i bet you would look -- >> people are digging into it. >> sean: let me ask you this: we don't know where the president was on the night of 9/11, when this happened. we don't know what he knew. he denied for two weeks what we know our state department watched in realtime, accordi
in the rain. he was in the backseat of his son's care with his wife ann in the front. an advisers tells cbs news that romney was, quote, shell-shocked when he realized he lost. "the boston globe" said the campaign had planned a big fireworks show to celebrate the victo victory. for a few moments, it was actually online and really to go. and it includes plans for the inauguration. and it says he's working on a smooth transfer of power. but now mid romney is a private citiz citizen. he doesn't have secret service protection. the campaign aides say the credit cards have been cut off and supporters say he's likely to move to his home in california. i think he just fades, says one top donor. i think we have seen for the most part the last of mitt romney. but for the party he's leaving behind, the debate is just beginning. does the gop adapt, or does it fade into relevance? is this the party of lincoln or the party of rush limbaugh. joining me is megan mccain, columnist for "the daily beast and msnbc contributor. on election night she tweeted, quote, my party has to evolve or it's gooding to die.
, of course, texas has taken the lead. of course! a local report from cbs enodal lot fort worth. >> talk of seceding has started again. it's not just the loan star state. petitions from these 14 states have been filed on the white house's website asking for per his to secede. >> tens of thousands are logging on to tell the white house they don't want to be part of the union anymore. a petition filed by micah h. in arlington states the economy is suffering because of the administration's neglect of domestic and foreign spending. >> cenk: yeah, have at it. see how that turns out for you. the last time we tried this idea, 600,000 americans died. so way to be patriotic. >> those signing are literally traitors to this country. they would like to commit treason, literally secede from the united states of america. who leads? texas does. the number of petitions filed or signed, these are the top 10, texas is number one. they must be so proud. louisiana number two florida is third. georgia's at 24, alabama at 23, tennessee at 22,000, and then north carolina, south carolina, arkansas and finally l
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